Author Talks & Lectures

Mon May 06, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Labour and work occupy a fascinating but hidden position in the makeup of Pride and Prejudice. This lecture considers the paternalistic role of the country estate holder and looks at changes to the British working world broug...

Wed Jul 10, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

Rediscover Toronto history through walking and exploration of city limits. Edward Brown presents his nonfiction book, ...

Sat Jul 27, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join local author Luciana Longo for an entertaining afternoon of storytelling and tiramisu making as she shares her journey of writing her memoir/cookbook ...

Mon Jun 10, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

This lecture explores the history of women's literary labour, and cultural representations of the woman literary labourer, in Victorian England through Emma Donoghue's novel, The Sealed Letter. Based on the story of printer a...

Sat Apr 27, 2019 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Make the big banks work for you, not against you! ...

Wed May 15, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

In his new book, which is as personal as it's historical, Dere looks at the impacts of the Head Tax and Chinese Exclusion Act on the Chinese-Canadian community - and the way forward. He argues that the discrimination of the p...

Mon Apr 29, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Crime Fiction Series and Why They Work So Well.

Wed Jun 19, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Throughout history, women artists have been neglected, forgotten or occasionally allowed into the shadow of their men. Learn about women's contributions to art, with special attention to the women featured in recent AGO exhib...